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Table 2 Intra-herd rate of positive sows depending on diagnostic tool used (Giemsa-stained blood smear or qPCR)

From: Comparison of qPCR and blood smear microscopy for the diagnosis of Mycoplasma suis in a French veterinary practice

HerdRate of positive sows based on Giemsa-stained blood smears resultsRate of positive sows based on qPCR results
A22.2%50.0%
B57.9%94.7%
C26.3%63.2%
D15.0%55.0%
E10.5%47.5%
F20.0%40.0%
G21.1%52.6%
H0%30.0%
I0%5.9%
J40.0%90.0%